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Filipino language classes to begin at Vancouver secondary school

CBC News | Feb 08, 2023 | Media coverage

Dr. Leonora Angeles, associate professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning, commented on the introduction of a Filipino language and culture course for students in grades 10 to 12 at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary.

Former Victoria Mayor’s appointment as housing adviser draws mixed reactions – Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Canada Today | Feb 07, 2023 | Media coverage

School of Community and Regional Planning professor emeritus Dr. Penny Gurstein commented on the appointment of former Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps as housing adviser for B.C. Premier David Eby.

Owners of the priciest properties in Vancouver pay very little income tax: UBC study

Building | Feb 07, 2023 | Media coverage

A report co-authored by School of Community and Regional Planning PhD candidate Paul Boniface Akaabre found that owners of the priciest estate in Vancouver pay the very little income tax.

Critical need for culturally appropriate seniors housing in Vancouver Chinatown: report

Province | Feb 07, 2023 | Media coverage

A report co-authored by School of Community and Regional Planning PhD candidate Louisa-May Khoo found that the supply of affordable housing in and around Chinatown is inadequate.

Fact-checking claims about homelessness in Kamloops

The Wren | Feb 01, 2023 | Media coverage

UBC School of Community and Regional Planning's report, Pathways to Homelessness, was referenced for its review on the major pathways relevant to three major disproportionately represented groups.

Former Victoria Mayor’s appointment as housing adviser draws mixed reactions – Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Canada Today | Jan 31, 2023 | Media coverage

School of Community and Regional Planning professor emeritus Dr. Penny Gurstein commented on the appointment of former Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps as housing adviser for B.C. Premier David Eby.

New Westminster installs 24-hour toilet in the downtown neighbourhood

New Westminster Record | Jan 31, 2023 | Media coverage

School of Community and Regional Planning is collaborating with the city of New Westminster on the development of a public washroom strategy that will guide planning for additional public washrooms city-wide.

The Fundamental Issue – Overshoot

Resilience | Jan 11, 2023 | Media coverage

William Rees, Professor Emeritus and former Director of the School of Community and Regional Planning, outlines why most of the challenges facing humanity and the biosphere have a common origin – ecological overshoot.

B.C. real estate assessments show smaller increases after last summer’s cooling market

Globe and Mail | Jan 05, 2023 | Media coverage

Dr. Penny Gurstein, professor emeritus from the School of Community and Regional Planning discussed how assessments have not been a real indicator of a home’s market value but have been of use to municipal governments.

Bike-share programs have been quietly polluting for years. Now companies like Lime and Lyft are improving design and operations to deliver on sustainability promises

Fortune | Nov 29, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Kelly Clifton, professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning, commented on the overall carbon emissions impact of micromobility devices. 

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